How GOP presidential field put politics aside as brain cancer claimed Biden’s son

Tom Tillison BizPac Review 5/31/2015

In a show of class rarely seen in politics today, Republican presidential contender Sen. Ted Cruz offered words of condolence to Vice President Joe Biden after the passing of his son, Joseph “Beau” Biden III.

The younger Biden, a veteran and a father of two, died Saturday at age 46 […]

For Voter ID Opponents, This Was a Stunning Blow

Hans von Spakovsky The Daily Signal 9/20/2014

Voter-ID opponents have suffered another stunning blow.

On Friday, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals dissolved the injunction that had been issued against Wisconsin’s voter-ID law by a federal district court in April. The court told Wisconsin that it “may, if it wishes (and if it is appropriate […]

Media Silence: $6.4 Million From Soros Behind Legal Battles For 3 Conservative 2016 Contenders…

Jarred Stone Weasel Zippers 9/16/2014

…Legal battles against state governor’s with higher political aspirations keep cropping up. But looking deeper into attacks on Republican governors from Texas, Wisconsin and Louisiana reveals George Soros’ checkbook was behind it all – but the news media aren’t about to point that out.

The group that first filed an […]

District attorney’s wife drove case against Wis. Gov. Walker, insider says

Stuart Taylor, Jr. American Media Institute via Legal NewsLine 9/9/2014

 

CHICAGO – The future of the Wisconsin’s governor’s race could hang on a federal appeals court in Chicago hearing a potentially explosive case today.

Depending on how the three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit decides, the ruling will […]

Leading on Entitlement Reform

While federal lawmakers dawdle, the states are tackling fiscal problems.

Michael Barone National Review Online 12/17/2012

Rhode Island state treasurer Gina Raimondo

 

Democrats in Washington declare that they will absolutely, positively allow no changes whatever in the nation’s unsustainable entitlement programs — Social Security and Medicare.

But out in the states, politicians […]

Gov. Scott Walker Wows Crowd at AFP Summit

Warner Todd Huston Publius Forum 8/4/2012

On Friday night Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin spoke before Americans For Prosperity’s event Defending the American Dream Summit and the crowd was loving it, I have to say.

Walker entered the room to a standing ovation and got an even bigger standing O when he finished and his […]